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Ma Lou’s Fried Chicken – Restaurant Review

My husband loves Fried Chicken. So, when I heard about Ma Lou’s Fried Chicken in Ypsilanti, I knew we had to check it out. We have visited numerous times in the last few months and even more in the years since our review was originally written.. Ma Lou’s opened early in 2017. The restaurant is …

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Maiz Mexican Cantina – Saturday Restaurant Review

In my opinion one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Ann Arbor area is Maiz Mexican Cantina in Ypsilanti’s Depot Town. They offer free kids meals on Sunday nights, so that is always a great day to visit. We have added a few updated to our descriptions of food based on our takeout experience …

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Travel Around the World in 80 Days at Decode Ann Arbor

Over Thanksgiving Weekend we visited Decode Detroit’s Ann Arbor location to travel Around the World in 80 Days. Decode Detroit has been voted a top 10 escape room in the USA by the readers of USA Today. About Around the World in 80 Days From Decode Detroit’s description of. the journey: Join your pilot, Milo, …

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The Nutcracker Ann Arbor Area Performance Guide

For many families seeing The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition. We are lucky to have a number of Ann Arbor Nutcracker performances to choose from. Ann Arbor Nutcracker Performances: If you know of any Nutcracker Ann Arbor performances that I missed, please let me know either in the comments or via e-mail. Ann Arbor …

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2022 ypsiGLOW Returns to Downtown Ypsilanti

ypsiGLOW is back for its 7th annual event with a Where the Wild Things Glow theme. ypsiGLOW is an annual Halloween art and light show in Downtown Ypsilanti produced by WonderFool – the same group that produces Ann Arbor’s FestiFools and FoolMoon each April. The celebration returns to its traditional Washington Street location. The previous …

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Ann Arbor Apple Orchards & Cider Mills

The Best Apple Orchards & Cider Mills near Ann Arbor

One of my favorite fall activities is picking apples, enjoying cider and donuts, and enjoying a fresh baked apple pie. I’ve compiled a list of Ann Arbor Apple Orchards and Cider Mills. I have split the list into those offering U-Pick Orchards and those that do not. I have compiled information on several of the …

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Ann Arbor 4th of July Celebrations

Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations? We’ve got a list of all the fireworks (mostly leading up to the 4th), parades, and more fun events. Ann Arbor Fourth of July Fireworks Locally fireworks displays typically happen leading up to July 4th and not on July 4th itself – so make sure …

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Places to Get Wet Near Ann Arbor

Places to Get Wet Near Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor area Pools, Water Parks, and Splash Pads are returning to operation in 2021. They are phasing in their operations as local restrictions are lifted. All of the locations on our list are opt to the public without a membership. Admission fees are noted where needed. One of my daughter’s favorite parts of summer …

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Ann Arbor Area Farmers Markets

9 Farmers Markets in the Ann Arbor Area

As we enter the 2022 growing season, Farmers Markets in Ann Arbor and surrounding areas are returning – or resuming their summer schedule. Farmers Market Resume a More Normal Look for 2022 For 2022, farmers markets are returning to more of their pre-pandemic operations. There are less restrictions than when the season kicked off in …

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Joining the Aurora Society at Decode Ypsilanti

This weekend we visited Decode Ypsilanti for their Aurora Society escape room. Decode has been voted a top 10 escape room in the USA by the readers of USA Today. About Aurora Society The Aurora Society is a magical society in Ypsilanti that gets their power from the Aurora Borealis. Once in the room, you …

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